Sarah is a first year Interdisciplinary PhD student, studying geography, environmental policy, environmental studies and environmental science. Her PhD research is exploring the role that source water protection can play in rural communities in protecting drinking water supplies and increasing community resilience.
Sarah is also the project coordinator/lead researcher for the research project entitled “Exploring Solutions for Sustainable Rural Drinking Water Systems” led by Dr. Kelly Vodden. More on this project can be found at: http://nlwater.ruralresilience.ca. She is also currently involved in two other research projects with Memorial University pertaining to Canadian regional development and water and watershed planning. She is a candidate member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and is working towards her full accreditation.